Tag: Javier Baez

Actually Going To a Cubs Game During a Pandemic!

Actually Going To a Cubs Game During a Pandemic!
Hello again, everyone! As is customary with our family, when the world is not locked down because of some deadly virus, we go to at least one Cubs game every season. Back in 2019, after we had moved to California, we went to a Cubs game at Wrigley during a summer visit back to Chicago.... Read more »

What If...?

What If...?
The Cubs have been on a winning streak of sorts for a while now, and if not for the Arizona Diamondbacks absolutely sucking, they would be in first place by themselves. Alas, can’t count on anyone but themselves, and that does get tough when their numbers keep dropping. Observe today’s lineup: A sweep would be... Read more »

Cubs Will Look to Fortify the Roster to Compete in 2015

Cubs Will Look to Fortify the Roster to Compete in 2015
As the season winds down, with the World Series getting set to begin, the most anticipated off-season of the Epstein/ Hoyer era is just around the corner.  Next season will be the first that the Cubs make a conscious and concerted effort to win, with the expressed goal being to win the NL Central.  While... Read more »
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The Cubs' New Generation "K"

The Cubs' New Generation "K"
For a decade at the start of the millennium the Cubs were known for their pitchers leading the league in strikeouts. The Cubs actually were the MLB leaders in pitching strikeouts from 2001 to 2008. This year they are poised to lead the world in strikeouts while standing in the batters box versus on the... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: Sweeping Away a Round Of Brews

Ivy's Roundup: Sweeping Away a Round Of Brews
Nothing beats a round of Miller Lite, unless of course you are sweeping the team they sponsor. 9/01: W Cubs 4, Brewers 2 W: Turner (5-8) L: Nelson (2-6) SV: Rondon (23)   For the first time since April 4th. the Brewers found themselves out of first place in the National League Central. A 4-2 loss to... Read more »

Waiting For Bryant

Waiting For Bryant
The Cubs killed a few baseballs Friday night in St. Louis, marking one of the most entertaining games in recent Cub fan memories since…well, probably sometime last week actually.  It has been an incredibly splendid time to be a Cubs fan despite their non-contender status and their still-in-progress building process.  The time will come, and... Read more »
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Ivy's Round Up: Hurricane Wrigley

Ivy's Round Up: Hurricane Wrigley
As life tends  to do now and then, things get busy and we are unable to do the series break down. But never fear, Ivy has you covered with a week’s worth of recaps.Here is the recap of the last series vs. the Giants and Orioles:   8/19: W Cubs 2, Giants 1 W: Wada... Read more »

Rice goes to Wrigley Field

Rice goes to Wrigley Field
My father-in-law had never been to an actual baseball game before, so the wife suggested that I take him to a ballgame at Wrigley Field while he was in town.  He was very receptive to the idea (took a ton of pictures too) and had a great time.  I also got to hang out with... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: Make my Split a Double

Ivy's Roundup: Make my Split a Double
It’s been a relatively busy week for Team WSD and the Cubs have continued to play games as 2014 winds down with contention a fading hope (or let’s be honest, we knew it wasn’t gonna happen in late-May at the latest).  There have been some bright spots, some All-Star performances, and some great glimpses into... Read more »
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The Ivy Files: Baez Time at Wrigley

The Ivy Files: Baez Time at Wrigley
Ms. Ivy is being swamped with actual WORK today (I know, real life stuff) so you guys get me again.  Don’t everyone all dance on the tables at once now. By the way, all-around awesome guy who randomly follows me Sahadev Sharma got himself a JERB: @sahadevsharma hey look at you getting a job and... Read more »